Vivian Chang, Director of State and Local Initiatives at Green For All , has a background in urban planning and more than 15 years of experience with community organizing and policy advocacy. Prior to joining Green For All, Vivian served as the Executive Director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network, a nationally recognized environmental justice organization focused on building leadership in Asian immigrant and refugee communities. As a well-recognized experienced organizer in the Asian community, Ms. Chang has spoken on numerous panels as well as in media outlets including KPFA (the Bay Area’s Pacifica network radio station), National Public Radio, the most popular Chinese ethnic media outlets including Sing Tao and Channel 26 KTSF. She holds a master's degree in Urban Planning from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) with a concentration in regional economic and community development. Vivian is a recipient of the 2007 Gerbode Fellowship and Oakland’s 2009 Woman of the Year award.